Southsea Common stabbing: Detectives still questioning two teenagers arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

TWO teenagers arrested after a boy was stabbed in chest are still being quizzed by police.

Thursday, 22nd July 2021, 12:25 pm

Two air ambulances and dozens of police officers were called to the Portsmouth Naval Memorial at 9pm on Monday, after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in the chest.

A 17-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man from Southsea were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

They remain in custody and are still being questioned by police.

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Police at Southsea Common on July 20 after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed near Portsmouth Naval Memorial on July 19. Picture: Stuart Vaizey

The teenager suffered serious injuries and was rushed to Southampton General Hospital.

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Police say he remains in hospital and is in a stable condition.

A Hampshire police spokeswoman said: ‘The two arrested remain in police custody today.

‘The victim is still in hospital in a stable condition.’

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